Help to record the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland

    Submit any sighting of an animal, plant or fungus – with or without a photo – to put your dot on our species distribution maps. All records are passed on to local and national recording schemes.  All wildlife records are valuable, common or rare, and whether from your garden, local park or a nature reserve. Help To Record

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    Marsh-mallow, Althaea officinalis - rare in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Western Conifer Seed Bug

    Western Conifer Seed Bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis. Has recently become established here. Attracted to light and may enter buildings in search of hibernation sites in the autumn.

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